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intertwine

[in-ter-twahyn] /ˌɪn tərˈtwaɪn/
verb (used with object), verb (used without object), intertwined, intertwining.
1.
to twine together.
Origin
1635-1645
1635-45; inter- + twine1
Related forms
intertwinement, noun
intertwiningly, adverb
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Examples from the web for intertwine
  • Themes are made up on the spot, and ideas that germinate in different sections of the band slowly grow and intertwine.
  • They had actually gotten a purple variety and a white variety and let them intertwine.
  • The large red circles intertwine with the next and can cause confusion to many people.
  • The process turned the home into a kind of design laboratory, showcasing ways to intertwine indoors and outdoors.
  • The rows of skeletal displays are those rare places where natural history and the history of science intertwine.
  • Beans and peas grow best when they grow together-let their climbing vines intertwine.
  • Fans from both sides find that their lives intertwine at church, at work, at play.
  • Adventures intertwine the unfolding drama as new enemies rise in search of power.
  • He has interesting things to say about the way culture and economics intertwine to create urban poverty.
  • It allows the present and the past to intertwine, which is how music works anyway.
British Dictionary definitions for intertwine

intertwine

/ˌɪntəˈtwaɪn/
verb
1.
to unite or be united by twisting or twining together Also intertwist
Derived Forms
intertwinement, noun
intertwiningly, adverb
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Word Origin and History for intertwine
v.

1640s, from inter- + twine (v.). Related: Intertwined; intertwining.

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